CIVIL WAR SERIES
Fridays: Feb. 9/Mar. 9/Apr. 6/May 4
7:00 pm—8:00 pm
Part 1: Friday, February 9
H.L. Hunley Confederate Submarine—Hear the incredible story of this famous sub that sank a Union warship in 1864!
Part 2: Friday, March 9
The Irish in the American Civil War—Ireland’s forgotten conflict! About 150,000 Irish men fought in the Union Army and 20,000 for the Confederacy. “Sons of Erin” will be discussed.
Part 3: Friday, April 6
American Civil War Battlefield Practices—Hear how the mid-19th Century surgeons’ medical practices and hospitals impacted the life of the Civil War soldier.
Part 4: Friday, May 4
Camp William Penn—Learn about this training ground for Civil War African-American soldiers in the La Mott section of Cheltenham, PA.
Presenter: Michael Jesberger, Historian
Cost: $30 for 4 sessions or $10 each
Age Level: High school/adult
Venue: Catholic Family Life Center